A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 8 October 2018

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed - it's free !


12-14 October 2018: Huntsville, Alabama

51st Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society

Jaycee Community Center (2180 Airport Road)


13-14 October 2018: Cherry Hill, New Jersey

1st Annual South Jersey Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, Annex Building (1721 Springdale Road)

13-14 October 2018: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

8th Annual North Jersey Outdoor Swap & Sell

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

20 October 2018: Catoosa, Oklahoma

2018 Fall Rock Swap & Museum Open House

Organized by: the D.W. Correll Museum and Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society and the Oklahoma State Council of Mineralogical Societies

D.W. Correll Museum (one block west of Route 66 on Pine Street)

20-21 October 2018: Des Moines, Iowa

2018 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Des Moines Lapidary Society

Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center

20-21 October 2018: South Charleston, West Virginia

45th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Kanawha Rock & Gem Club

South Charleston Community Center (601 Jefferson Road)

27-28 October 2018: Bellevue, Washington

Octoberfest of Gems: Annual Bellevue Rock & Gem Show

Organized by: Bellevue Rock Club

Vasa Park (3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE)


3-4 November 2018: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

59th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Hall (303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City)

3-4 November 2018: Greenwich, Connecticut

30th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

3-4 November 2018: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

FM-Pa Symposium & Field Trip

Organized by: Friends of Mineralogy - Pennsylvania Chapter

Location: Franklin & Marshall College (Hackman Physical Sciences Building)

Please register in advance

10-11 November 2018: New York, New York

New York City Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Hosted by: New York Mineralogical Club

Watson Hotel Manhattan (West 57th Street near Tenth Avenue)

16-18 November 2018: Columbia, South Carolina

51st Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

17-18 November 2018: Fairfax, Virginia

27th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

The HUB Ballroom, Johnson Center, George Mason University

17-18 November 2018: West Palm Beach, Florida

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossil & Bead Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)


1 December 2018: Cornville, Arizona

Rocks In The Park III - Rock & Mineral Sale

Organized by: Verde River Rockhounds

Windmill Park (9950 East Cornville Road)

8-9 December 2018: Franklin, Tennessee

38th Annual Earth Treasures Show

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County Ag Expo Park (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)


15-17 March 2019: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 57th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: Igneous is Bliss

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson Street)

22-24 March 2019: Hickory, North Carolina

49th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club

Hickory Metro Convention Center (1960 13th Avenue Drive SE)

23-24 March 2019: Wysox, Pennsylvania

50th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club

Wysox Fire Hall (111 Lake Road)